With the political landscape undergoing significant change and the pandemic forcing a reexamination of the health sector, the Miami Herbert Business School Center for Health Management and Policy has recently announced its 10th annual Business of Health Care Conference. Entitled Policy, Politics & the Pandemic – U.S. & Beyond, the meeting will take place Friday, April 16, 2021 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Like last year’s event, this year’s conference will be completely virtual.

Featured speakers include Alex Azar, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Carissa F. Etienne, MD, Director, Pan American Health Organization; Julio Frenk, MD, President, University of Miami; Donna E. Shalala, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; and Daniel Salas Peraza, MD, Minister of Health, Presidency of the Government of Costa Rica.

In what has become an annual conference highlight, heads of the leading U.S. professional health sector organizations will also serve as keynote panelists. For a complete list of speakers, click HERE.

The program includes three panel discussions addressing the following topics:

Health and Economy in the Americas
Policy and Patient Care: A View from Health Care Leaders
Health Care in a Changing Political Landscape

“The valuable insights these industry leaders will offer during this critical time for health care, cannot be underestimated,” said Steven Ullmann, director of the Center for Health Management and Policy at the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School. “They will address both the challenges and opportunities the pandemic has highlighted, and no doubt chart a number of interesting ways forward.”

The conference is presented by Florida Blue. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Email vwellons@mbs.miami.edu or call 305-775-3494 to learn more.

Registration is free. Click HERE to register.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25th March 2021 9:07 pm